O Informe de Brodie has ratings and reviews. Um dos livros essenciais do escritor Argentino, O Relatório de Brodie reúne 11 contos e foi public. JORGE LUIS BORGES. Translated by The Preface, under the title “Borges on Borges,” first appeared in The original title of this book is El informe de Brodie. Find El Informe De Brodie by Borges, Jorge Luis at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers.

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Then things take a more definite turn, for unspecified reasons. Does that require the assumption of one past and only one future? Doctor Brodie’s Report harks back to early Borges, to the works of the s and s he has not onl I am so wrapped up in the several worlds of Jorge Luis Borges that I am sometimes taken aback by the reactions of other readers.

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Return to Book Page. Oma was highly intelligent and a keen reader, inforke was no student, although she was very supportive of Opa’s endeavours. And if so, then what?

I had forgotten how important they were. Here are the raw facts about this bestial, wild, brutish tribe Brodie calls Yahoos: Tantra Bensko rated it did not like it Nov 11, About Jorge Luis Borges. A respectable bookshop owner was an unlikely gang member in his teens. Borgez agree to share her: Doctor Brodie’s Report is late Borges, and not at all in the same metaphysical vein as the stories in, say, FiccionesLabyrinthsor The Aleph.

Frankie Austin rated it did not like it May 30, Used book in very good condition. The clarity of his prose strikes deeper within me than most of what I have read recently; I happily lose myself in his short stories, expectant brdie the next word I’ll read and, despite the themes birges across the entire collection knives and the linearity of his accounts, he manage Knives, knives, informf You and Oblivion The story is partly the memory of a knife fight, and partly the memory of a room and its occupant.


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And why did they loose all the civilisation they might have gained in past? Oma and Opa caught a boat to Buenos Aires, where Opa gained a position as a private tutor in philosophy.

Want to Read saving…. Jul 02, M. When his mother and aunt were insulted, gangster Ferrari stepped in.

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Which of them is unworthy of the other? By this extreme social custom, I think Borges is asking us to ponder the perennial philosophical question: What I know of them, my father and his sisters told me. Ma la sua scrittura rende ognuna di esse, suggestiva. Familiar territory, but not really my thing.

His best-known books, Ficciones Fictions and The Aleph El Alephpublished in the s, are compilations of short stories interconnected by common themes, including dreams, labyrinths, libraries, mirrors, fictional writers, philosophy, and religion. He was a target of political persecution during the Peron regime, and supported the military juntas that overthrew it. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Ce recueil est issu du second Borges. I’ll tell you – the stories he’d tell Some cover wear, may contain a few marks.

This book has soft covers. They do not understand that an act performed nine months ago may somehow be related to the birth of a child… and… all women engage in carnal commerce, though not all are mothers.

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They were originally Scottish, but English and literacy has died out in rbodie years since their forebears arrived. The final short story called Dr Brodies report was itself relatively interesting about a group of people called the Yahoos who had some very peculiar habits and customs. Pin pricking from the queen is seen by the Yahoo as an honor -the queen projects that Brodie will not feel any pain since all the Yahoos are insensitive to pain and pleasure with the exception of the pleasure they take in gorging on raw and rancid food and smelling its noxious odor.


The task took him about an hour each day and the rest of his time he spent in the basement of the library, writing and translating.

He gets lost, but is found by the owner, who shows him an extensive knife collection. Borges was fluent in several languages. In the ek of those knives there slept, and lurked, a human grudge. Each male child is closely examined to see if he possess bodily signs, both secret and sacred, revealing him as their future king. Barcelona, Spain Ediciones G.

Want to Read saving…. Browned with a few loosening pages in rear. The difference between Doctor Brodie’s no relation to Miss Jean Brodie Yahoos and Guliver’s Yahoos is that the former aren’t primitave rather, narrator speculates on the basis of their language, but rather a more advanced age who forgot how to read and write.

O Informe de Brodie

Cover has used book stickers or residue. In “The Duel”, Borges concludes that “the story that moved in darkness ends in darkness. Argentinian history, the half-savage Pampas, the criminals of the Buenos Aires’ slums, and duels both actual and metaphorical are the subjects of these tales.

She is naked, and climbs into his bed. I wonder if they would sell tickets to outsiders.